The hole truth about in-ground uplights

When in-ground uplighters go bad…they go very bad

Why does it surprise us that in-ground uplights go wrong so often? They get hot and then cold and then hot again. They pump out air and suck in water. Vandals drop bricks on them.

If you don’t buy uplights from a reputable brand and don’t pay more than £100, you might as well bury a wastepaper basket with a tealight.

Here’s your cut-out-and-keep, tear-it-up-and-throw-it-away guide to the fate of many in-grounds…

Euston, we have a problem

Repeat after us: lights are to see in the dark. They are not to demonstrate your incompetence with controls (we’re looking at you, Network Rail)

Blue and green

…should never be seen, goes the old fashion adage. But the nation’s publicans, restaurateurs and hoteliers think it makes their venues look funky. It doesn’t